Spyware Powered Click Fraud Traced to Yahoo

Anti-spyware activist Ben Edelman has flagged a spyware-powered click-fraud scam using Yahoo's Overture advertising service to fleece advertisers.

Edelman, a security researcher renowned for his meticulous work exposing the dark side of the adware business, has published a detailed report that documents a complicated syndication network that ends with a spyware program faking a click on an advertisement. Spyware-Powered Click Fraud Traced to Yahoo

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 5th April 2006 3:41AM